Google has started to roll out a monthly budget feature in select Google Ads accounts. According to Google, this feature is a good fit for a business who “conducts monthly financial planning, or otherwise needs guaranteed, accurate monthly spend.” In my 10 years of managing campaigns, I’ve never come across a business that didn’t have a need for accurate monthly spending, so this is surely a great option for most businesses. When you think of it, it’s incredible that it took Google nearly 20 years to introduce a monthly budgeting option. All that being said, let’s take a closer look at monthly budgeting, and how exactly it works.
LinkedIn recently announced new ways to increase the scale and ROI of LinkedIn advertising efforts with new targeting features – the integration of Microsoft Bing search data to interest targeting, lookalike audiences and audience templates.
For those of you with brick and mortar stores (and using Google My Business listings), you may have recently noticed some additions in your conversion actions. Local conversion actions (below) count actions (such as directions clicks or click to calls) that are specific to an advertiser’s physical location either during or after interacting with their ad.